|Type||Video game console|
|Release date||November 18, 2012|
|Media||Wii U disc|
|Controller input||Wii U GamePad|
The Wii U (/
The Wii U is Nintendo's sixth home video game console and their first to use 1080p high-definitiongraphics. The Wii U has a new controller with a touchscreen, which allows the player to continue playing a game by showing the game even when the television is off. Wii games work on the Wii U, and Wii U games can be played with Wii controllers and extras, such as the Wii Remote, Wii MotionPlus, Wii Balance Board, and the Classic Controller. It also has a controller shaped like the Xbox 360 controller, for the hardcore gamers. Nintendo GameCube games and controllers will not work on the Wii U without the adapter used for Super Smash Bros for Wii U. However, it only works for that game. Like on the Wii and Nintendo 3DS, players can create Miis. The best-selling games for the system included Mario Kart 8, New Super Mario Bros. U, and Nintendo Land.
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